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"Never has a role so influenced and dominated an actor's role as has the role of Dracula. [Dracula] has, at times,
infused me with prosperity and, at other times, he has drained me of everything."
"It's a living, but it's also a curse. It's Dracula's curse."
— Bela Lugosi

“If you hear any sinister background music, run like hell.” — Carol Cail


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most popular 'fantasy' genre films at Internet Movie Database
most popular 'horror' genre films at Internet Movie Database
most popular films with keyword 'monster' at Internet Movie Database



Books  On  The  Subject

Interviews With B Science Fiction & Horror Movie Makers book by Tom Weaver  "Interviews With B Science Fiction and Horror Movie Makers: Writers, Producers, Directors, Actors, Moguls, and Makeup" [1988] by Tom Weaver, with John & Michael Brunas
28 interviews, featuring John Agar, producer Samuel Z. Arkoff, John Ashley, director Edward Bernds, Susan Cabot, Robert Clarke, producer Gene Corman, director Richard E. Cunha & Arthur Jacobs, writer David Duncan, Anthony Eisley, writer Harry J. Essex, Beverly Garland, producer Richard Gordon, producer Jack H. Harris, producer Howard W. Koch, director Bernard L. Kowalski, director Reginald LeBorg, Paul Marco, writer-director Ib J. Melchior, writer Jack Pollexfen, director Lee Sholem, writer Curt Siodmak, director Herbert L. Strock, Gloria Talbot, director Del Tenney, makeup artist Harry Thomas, producer-director Jerry Warren, and actor-director Mel Welles
McFarland & Co. 9x6 pb [9/2006] for $32.00
McFarland & Co. 9½x6¼ library hardcover [8/88] out of print/used
Science Fiction Stars & Horror Heroes Interviews book by Tom Weaver  "Science Fiction Stars and Horror Heroes: Interviews With Actors, Directors, Producers, and Writers of The 1940s‑1960s" [1991] by Tom Weaver
Interviewees are: actress Acquanetta; Phyllis Coates (Lois Lane); Hazel Court; actor Richard Devon; director Gene Fowler, Jr.; writer Pat Fielder (along with director Paul Landres and producers Arthur Gardner & Arnold Laven); music composer Albert Glasser; producer Bernard Glasser; producer Herk Harvey; director Gordon Hessler; producer Louis M. 'Deke' Heyward; actor John Howard; Kim Hunter ('Zira'); actor Robert Hutton; Nancy Kovack; Anna Lee; Janet Leigh (Hitchcock's 'Psycho'); author Richard Matheson; Gregg Palmer; Mala Powers; Robert Shayne; Yvette Vickers; Katherine Victor; director Virgil W. Vogel; and writer Robb White
McFarland & Co. 9x6 pb [9/2006] out of print/used
library hardcover [4/91] for $0.00
I Talked with a Zombie book by Tom Weaver  "I Talked With A Zombie: Interviews With 23 Veterans of Horror and Sci-Fi Films and Television" [2008]
by Tom Weaver

interviewees include: Richard Alden; Eric Braeden; Patricia Breslin; child actor Ann Carter; Robert Colbert; Robert Conrad ('The Wild Wild West' TV); James Darren ('The Time Tunnel' TV); producer-director Maury Dexter; Pat Fielder; Hans Gudegast; Ron Harper ('Planet of the Apes' TV); child actor Charles Herbert; Lee Merriwether; Laurie Mitchell; Tandra Quinn; Hans Salter; Jay Sayer; Betta St. John; Olive Sturgess; William Reynolds; and the stars of 'Tom Corbett, Space Cadet': Frankie Thomas, Al Markim, and Jan Merlin
Kindle Edition from McFarland & Co. [2008 edition] for $14.74
McFarland & Co. 10x7 pb [4/2014] for $29.95
McFarland & Co. 10¼x7¼ hardcover [10/2008] out of print/used

Sci-Fi Swarm and Horror Horde Interviews book by Tom Weaver  "A Sci-Fi Swarm and Horror Horde: Interviews With 62 Filmmakers" [2010] by Tom Weaver
interviewees & topics are: The Calvin Beck-Norman Bates Connection; Earl Bellamy on Lugosi; Edward Bernds & Merry Andres on Elvis; Rosemarie Bowie; Irving Brecher on Lon Chaney; John 'Bud' Carlos & Martin Varno on 'Nightmare In Wax'; makeup artist Kenneth Chase; Herman Cohen on Lugosi; Gary Conway; Henry Corden on Karloff; Roger Corman on 'House of Usher'; Lisa Davis; Troy Donahue; Arnold Drake on '50,000 BC (Before Clothing)'; Pamela Duncan; Richard Erdman; Joanne Fulton on SFX expert John P. Fulton; Diana Gemora; Alex Gordon on Lugosi; producer Richard Gordon; Karolyn Grimes on Lon Chaney; Arch Hall, Jr. on director Ray Dennis Steckler; Michael A. Hoey on Dennis Hoey; stuntman Whitey Hughes; Marsha Hunt; Tommy Ivo; actor Richard Kiel; Richard Kline on director Sam Katzman; writer Ken Kolb; Mickey Knox; Barbara Knudson on Lon Chaney; Jimmy Lydon on actor Robert Armstrong; Peter Marshall on Edgar G. Ulmer; Ib Melchior on 'Lost In Space'; Sid Melton; Jan Merlin; Fintan Meyler; Marilyn Nash; Fess Parker on 'Them!'; House Peters, Jr. on 1936 'Flash Gordon'; Nan Peterson; William Phipps; actor Robert Pine; Jean Porter on 'One Million BC'; Tony Randall on '7 Faces of Dr. Lao'; Tom Reese; Hubert Rudley on Karloff; Jo Ann Sayers on Karloff; writer Frederick E. Smith; director Herbert L. Strock; Arthur L. Swerdloff on 'Five'; Frankie Thomas on 'Tom Corbett'; producer-director Burt Topper; Peggy Webber; director Nick Webster; asst director David Whorf; producers Paul Wurtzel & John G. Stephens; and actor Alan Young on makeup man Jack Pierce
McFarland & Co. hardcover [2/2010] for $39.95


Reel Terror! Stories That Inspired Great Horror Movies book by Sebastian Wolfe  "Reel Terror!: The Original Stories That Inspired The Great Horror Movies" [1992]
Edited by Sebastian Wolfe

includes short stories by Robert Bloch, Angela Carter (1984 movie "The Company of Wolves"), John Cheever, Philip K. Dick (1990 movie "Total Recall"), Stephen King, H.P. Lovecraft, Richard Matheson (1971 Spielberg movie "Duel"), 'and much more'
Carroll & Graf Publrs 8½x5½ pb [4/92] out of print/50+ used
Creature Features Movie Guide book by John Stanley  "Creature Features: The Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Movie Guide" [1997]
by John Stanley

Berkley Trade 9x6 pb [8/2000] out of print/used
Boulevard Books mass pb [2/97] out of print/used
Encyclopedia of Fantasy book edited by John Clute & John Grant  "The Encyclopedia of Fantasy" [1997] Edited by John Clute & John Grant
Not only describes the genre authoritatively, but redefines it; with more than 4,000 entries and over one million words covering every aspect of fantasy – literature, film, television, opera, art, and comics.
St. Martin's Griffin 9¼x7½x2" {3.5 pounds} pb [3/99] out of print/many used
Palgrave Macmillan 9¾x7¾x2½" {5.4 pounds!} hardcover [4/97] out of print/many used
Hershenson Vol 7: Horror Movie Posters  "Illustrated History of Movies Thru Posters #7: Horror Movie Posters" [1998]
by Bruce Hershenson & Richard Allen

self-published 10¾x8¾ pb [10/98] out of print/rare

more on Magic Lantern's Movie Posters & Books Page

Hershenson Vol 11: Horror, Sci-Fi & Fantasy Movie Posters book  "Illustrated History of Movies Thru Posters #11: Horror, Sci-Fi & Fantasy Movie Posters" [1999] by Bruce Hershenson & Richard Allen
self-published 11x8¾ pb [12/99] out of print/used

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Sinister Serials of Boris Karloff, Bela Lugosi & Lon Chaney, Jr. book by Leonard J. Kohl  "Sinister Serials of Boris Karloff, Bela Lugosi and Lon Chaney, Jr." [2000]
by Leonard J. Kohl

Midnight Marquee Press 9x6 pb [3/2000] for $25.00
Hershenson Vol 17: Who Goes There? Horror & Sci-Fi Movie Posters book  "Illustrated History of Movies Thru Posters #17: Who Goes There?: 1950s Horror & Sci‑Fi Movies Posters & Lobby Cards" [2001] by Bruce Hershenson
self-published 10½x8½ pb [6/2001] for $15.60

more on Magic Lantern's Movie Posters & Books Page

Hershenson Vol 19: 60 Great Horror Movie Posters book  "Illustrated History of Movies Thru Posters #19: 60 Great Horror Movie Posters"
[2003] by Bruce Hershenson

self-published 10¾x8½ pb [7/2003] for $11.69

more on Magic Lantern's Movie Posters & Books Page

Hollywood Horror  "Hollywood Horror: From Gothic To Cosmic" [2005]
by Mark A. Vieira

Harry N. Abrams 12x9¼ hardcover [11/2003] for $32.85
Encyclopedia of Fantasy & Horror Fiction book by Don D'Ammassa  "Encyclopedia of Fantasy and Horror Fiction" [ages 8 & up; 2006]
by Don D'Ammassa

Checkmark Books 9x7¼ pb [9/2006] for $19.76
Facts On File 9¼x7½ hardcover [2/2006] for $71.25
Introduction to Japanese Horror Film book by Colette Balmain  "Introduction To Japanese Horror Film" [2008]
by Colette Balmain

Edinburgh Univ Press 9¼x6pb [10/2008] for $32.03
Edinburgh Univ Press 9x6¼ hardcover [3/2009] for $115.00 {sic}
Universal Studios Monsters book by Michael Mallory  "Universal Studios Monsters: A Legacy of Horror" [2009]
by Michael Mallory

Rizzoli Universe 12x9¼ hardcover [9/2009] for $26.40
History of Horror book by Wheeler Winston Dixon  "A History of Horror" [2010] by Wheeler Winston Dixon
Kindle Edition from Rutgers Univ Press [9/2010] for $15.35
Rutgers Univ Press 9x6 pb [9/2010] for $25.95
Rutgers Univ Press 9x6 hardcover [9/2010] for $72.00
Character Actors in Horror & SciFi Films book by Laurence Raw  "Character Actors In Horror and Science Fiction Films, 1930-1960" [2012]
by Laurence Raw

Kindle Edition from McFarland & Co. [6/2012] for $24.99 {sic}
McFarland & Co. 10x7 pb [6/2012] for $45.00
Reel Terror / Hundred-Year History of Classic Horror Films book by David Konow  "Reel Terror: The Scary, Bloody, Gory, Hundred-Year History of Classic Horror Films" [2012] by David Konow
Kindle Edition from St. Martin's/Macmillan [10/2012] for $9.99
Thomas Dunne/St. Martin's 8½x5&frac pb [10/2012] for $17.86
The Horror of It All book by Adam Rockoff  "The Horror of It All: One Moviegoer's Love Affair With Masked Maniacs, Frightened Virgins, and The Living Dead . . ." [2015] by Adam Rockoff
Kindle Edition from Simon & Schuster Digital Sales [5/2015] for $11.99
Scribner 8½x5½ hardcover [5/2015] for $15.69
Encyclopedia of Japanese Horror Films book by Nobuhiro Ogata, Jr.  "An Encyclopedia of Japanese Horror Films" [2016]
by Nobuhiro Ogata, Jr.

CreateSpace 11x8½ pb [2/2016] for $39.95
Encyclopedia of Japanese Horror Films book edited by Salvador Murguia   "The Encyclopedia of Japanese Horror Films" [2016]
Edited by Salvador Murguia

Kindle Edition from Rowman & Littlefield [7/2016] for $69.82 {sic}
Rowman & Littlefield 10¼x7½ hardcover [7/2016] for $85.41 {sic}

Video/DVD  Collections

"Universal Classic Monsters: The Essential Collection" [2000]
Universal Classic Monsters Essential Collection box sets   Universal Studios Home Ent. Blu-ray [10/2012] 8 disks for $69.54
Universal Pictures Blu-ray 'coffin box' packaging [10/2012] 8 disks for $41.46
Universal Studios Home Ent. DVD set [8/2000] 8 disks for $73.62
Disc 1: "Dracula" [1931], including the Spanish version with Introduction by Lupita Tovar Kohner; Disc 2: "Frankenstein"; Disc 3: "The Mummy" [1932]; Disc 4: "The Invisible Man"; Disc 5: "The Bride of Frankenstein"; Disc 6: "The Wolf Man"; Disc 7: "Phantom of The Opera" [1943]; Disc 8: "Creature From The Black Lagoon"; bonus material includes documentary shorts & featurettes, production photographs, feature commentary, and trailer galleries – plus four-part "100 Years of Universal": Restoring The Classics, The Carl Laemmle Era, Unforgettable Characters, and The Universal Lot

Horror Classics 50 Movies Collection DVD box set  "Horror Classics 50 Movies Anniversary Collection" DVD Box Set [2004]
Mill Creek Ent. DVD set [1/2004] 12 disks for $8.96
contains 50 feature films on 12 double-sided DVDs (3 are color, 5 are silent movies): "A Shriek In Ihe Night" [1933] starring Ginger Rogers; "The Amazing Mr. X"
[1948] starring Turhan Bay; "The Ape" [1940] starring Boris Karloff; "Atom Age Vampire" [1960] starring Alberto Lupo; "Attack of The Giant Leeches" [1959] starring Ken Clark; "The Bat" [1959] starring Vincent Price; "Beast of Yucca Flats" [1961] starring Tor Johnson; "Black Dragons" [1942] starring Bela Lugosi; "Bloodlust" [1961] starring Robert Reed; "Bluebeard" [1944] starring John Carradine; "The Brain That Wouldn't Die" [1962] starring Jason Evers; "Carnival of Souls" [1962] starring Candace Hilligoss; "The Corpse Vanishes" [1942] starring Bela Lugosi; "Creature From The Haunted Sea" [1961] starring Robert Towne; "Dead Men Walk" [1943] starring George Zucco; "Dementia 13" [1963] starring William Campbell; "Doomed To Die" [1940] starring Boris Karloff; "Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde" [1920 silent] starring John Barrymore; "The Fatal Hour" [1940] starring Boris Karloff; "The Giant Gila Monster" [1959] starring Don Sullivan; "The
Gorilla" [1937] starring The Ritz Brothers; "House On Haunted Hill" [1958] starring Vincent Price; "The Hunchback of Notre Dame" [1923 silent] starring Lon Chaney, Sr.; "The Indes-tructible Man" [1956] starring Lon Chaney, Jr.; "Invisible Ghost" [1941] starring Bela Lugosi; "The Killer Shrews" [1959] starring James Best; "King of The Zombies" [1941] with Man-tan Moreland; "The Last Man On Earth" [1964] starring Vincent Price; "The Last Woman On Earth" [1960 color] starring Robert Towne; "The Little Shop of Horrors" [1960] starring Jack Nicholson; "The Mad Monster" [1943] starring George Zucco; "Maniac" [1934] starring Bill Woods; "Metropolis" [115-minute 1927 silent] directed by Fritz Lang; "Monster From A Prehistoric Planet" [1967 color] starring Tamio Kawaji; "The Monster Maker" [1944] starring J. Carrol Naish; "The Monster Walks" [1932] starring Rex Lease; "Night of The Living Dead" [1968] starring Judith O'Dea; "Nightmare Castle" [Italy 1965] starring Barbara Steele; "Nosferatu" [1922 silent] starring Max Schreck; "One Body Too Many" [1944] starring Bela Lugosi; "Phantom From 10,000 Leagues" [1956] starring Kent Taylor; "The Phantom of The Opera" [1925 silent] starring Lon Chaney, Sr.; "Revolt of The Zombies" [1936] starring Dean Jagger; "The Screaming Skull" [1958] starring John Hudson; "Swamp Women" [1955 color] starring Mike Connors; "The Terror" [1963] starring Boris Karloff; "Tor-mented" [1960] starring Richard Carlson; "The Vampire Bat" [1933] starring Melvyn Douglas; "The World Gone Mad [1933] starring Pat O'Brien; and "White Zombie" [1932] starring Bela Lugosi; NOTE: five films star Bela Lugosi, four films star Boris Karloff, and three films star Lon Chaney Jr. & Sr.

"The American Nightmare: A Celebration of Films From Hollywood's Golden Age of Fright" [March 2004]
http://www.amazon.com/American-Nightmare-Celebration-Hollywoods-Golden/dp/B00018YCJQ/

Monsters 20-Movie Pack DVD box set  "Monsters 20 Movie Pack" DVD Box Set [2005]
Mill Creek Ent. digitally-remastered DVD set [7/2005] 6 disks - out of prodn/used
contains 20 feature films: "The Ape" [1940] starring Boris Karloff; "Attack of The Giant Leeches" [1959]; "Attack of The Monsters (Gamera vs. Guiron)" [Japan 1969 color]; "The Bat" [1959] starring Vincent Price; "Beast of Yucca Flats" [1961] starring Tor Johnson; "Creature From The Haunted Sea" [1961] starring Robert Towne; "Eegah" [color 1962]; "Gammera The Invincible" [Japan 1966]; "The Giant Gila Monster" [1959]; "The Gorilla" [1937] starring The Ritz Brothers; "The Killer Shrews" [1959]; "The Mad Monster" [1943]; "Monster From A Prehistoric Planet" [Japan 1967 color] starring Tamio Kawaji; "The Monster Maker" [1944] starring J. Carrol Naish; "The Monster Walks" [1932] starring Rex Lease; "Phantom From 10,000 Leagues" [1956] starring Kent Taylor; "Revolt of The Zombies" [1936] starring Dean Jagger; "Swamp Women" [1955 color] starring Mike Connors; "The Vampire Bat" [1933] starring Melvyn Douglas; and "The Wasp Woman" [1959] produced & directed by Roger Corman

Chilling Classics 50 Movies Collection DVD box set  "Chilling Classics 50 Movies Collection" DVD Box Set [2005]
Mill Creek Ent. DVD set [9/2005] 12 disks for $13.88
contains 50 feature films on 12 double-sided DVDs: "A Bell From Hell" [Spain 1973 color] starring Viveca Lindfors; "A Bucket of Blood" comedy [A.I.P. 1959] produced & directed by Roger Corman; "A Passenger To Bali" [1950] b&w kine-scope of hour-long "Studio One" episode from CBS-TV; "The Alpha Incident"
[1978 color] starring Ralph Meeker; "The Blancheville Monster" [Spain 1963]; "Bloody Brood" [1959] starring Peter Falk; "Cathy's Curse" [Québec 1977 color]; "The Cold / The Game" [Wisconsin 1984 color]; "Death Rage" [Italy 1976 color] starring Yul Brynner & Martin Balsam; "The Demon" [1981]; "The Demons of Ludlow" [Wisconsin 1983 color]; "Devil Times Five" [1974 color]; "The Devil's Hand" [1961]; "The Mansion of Madness / Dr. Tarr's Torture Dungeon" [Mexico 1973] based on a story by Edgar Allan Poe; "The Driller Killer" [1979 color] directed by & starring Abel Ferrara; "Drive-in Massacre" [1977 color]; "Funeral Home" [Canada 1980 color]; "The Ghost (Lo Spettro)" {Italy 1963] starring Barbara Steele; "Hands of A Stranger" [1962]; "Haunts" [1977 color] starring May Britt,
Cameron Mitchell & Aldo Ray; "The Hearse" [1980 color] starring Trish Van Devere & Joseph Cotten; "Horror Express" [1972] starring Christopher Lee, Peter Cushing & Telly Savalas; "Horrors of Spider Island" aka 'Body In The Web (Ein Toter Hing im Netz)' [Germany 1960]; "House of Horrors" aka 'The Murder Mansion' [Universal 1946]; "House of The Dead" aka "Alien Zone" [2003 color] directed by notorious Uwe Boll; "I Bury The Living" [1958] starring Richard Boone & Theodore Bikel; "I Eat Your Skin" [Florida 1964]; "Jesse James Meets Frankenstein's Daughter" [1966 color] starring John Lupton, Narda Onyx & Jim Davis; "Lady Frankenstein" [Italy 1971 color]; "Land of The Mino-taur" [1976 color] music by Brian Eno, starring Donald Pleasence & Peter Cushing; "The Legend of Bigfoot" documentary [1976 color]; "Man In The Attic" [Fox 1953] starring Jack Palance; "Medusa" [Italy 1973 color] starring George Hamilton, Luciana Paluzzi & Cameron Mitchell; "Messiah of Evil" [1973 color] written & directed by Willard Huyck & Gloria Katz; "Metamorphosis" [1990 color]; "Naked Massacre (Die Hinrichtung)" [1976 color]; "Nightmare In Wax" [1969 color] starring Cameron Mitchell; "Oasis of The Zombies / Tomb of The Zombies" [France 1982] with Nazi zombies!; "Panic" [1982 color]; "The Revenge of Doctor X" aka "Venus Flytrap" [Japan 1970 color] script by Ed Wood, Jr.; "Scream Bloody Murder" [1973 color]; "Shock" [1946] starring Vincent Price; "Silent Night, Bloody Night" [1972] starring Patrick O'Neal, Mary Woronov & John Carradine; "Sisters of Death" [1976 color] starring Claudia Jennings; "Slashed Dreams" aka 'Sunburst' [1975]; "Snowbeast" TV movie [Colorado 1977 color] starring Bo Svenson, Yvette Mimieux, Clint Walker & Sylvia Sidney; "Track of The Moon Beast" [New Mexico 1976 color]; "War of The Robots" [Italy 1978 color]; "Werewolf In A Girl's Dormitory" [Italy 1961]; and "The Witches' Mountain (El Monte de Las Brujas)" [1972 color] starring Patty Shepard — NOTE: Amazon listings are incorrect for: "Bad Taste" comedy [New Zealand 1987 color] written & directed by Peter Jackson; "Crypt of The Living Dead" (aka 'Hannah, Queen of The Vampires') [Spain 1973]; "Deep Red" [Italy 1975] directed by Dario Argento; "Gothic" [1987 color] directed by Ken Russell; "Memorial Valley Massacre" [1989 color]; "Snake People" [1968]; and "Virus" [1999]

Vampires & More 20 Movie Pack DVD box set  "Vampires & More! 20 Movie Pack" DVD Box Set [2006]
Mill Creek Ent. DVD set [2006] 4 disks for $9.99
Mill Creek Ent. DVD set [2006] 4 disks - out of prodn/used
contains 20 feature-length films, with vampires & voodoo & werewolves & zombies: "Alien Zone" (aka 'House of The Dead') [1978]; "Atom Age Vampire" [Italy 1960] starring Alberto Lupo; "Dracula: The Satanic Rites" [1973] starring Christopher Lee & Peter Cushing; "Crypt of The Living Dead" (aka 'Hannah, Queen of The Vampires') [Spain 1973]; "The Devil Bat" [1940] starring Bela Lugosi; "Horror of The Zombies" [Spain 1974] starring Maria Perschy; "King of The Zombies" [1941] with Mantan Moreland; "The Last Man On Earth" [1964] starring Vincent Price; "Mama Dracula" [France 1980] starring Louise Fletcher & Maria Schnei-der; "Moon of The Wolf" TV movie [ABC-TV 1972] starring David Janssen, Barbara Rush & Royal Dano; "Night of The Living Dead" [1968] starring Judith O'Dea; "Nosferatu" [1922 silent] starring Max Schreck; "Oasis of The Zombies / Tomb of The Zombies" [France 1982] with Nazi zombies!; "Revolt of The Zombies" [1936] starring Dean Jagger; "The Vampire Bat" [1933] starring Melvyn Douglas; "Vengeance of The Zombies" [Spain 1973] starring Paul Naschy; "Voodoo Black Exorcist (Vudú Sangri-ento)" [Spain 1973]; "Werewolf In A Girl's Dormitory" [Italy 1961]; "The Werewolf vs. The Vampire Woman" [Spain 1971] starring Paul Naschy; and "White Zombie" [1932] starring Bela Lugosi

Horror 250 Movie Pack DVD box set  "Horror Collection 250 Movie Pack" DVD Box Set [2007]
Ohmigod! 250 movies on 60 disks ! . . . and for 21 cents per movie !
Mill Creek Ent. DVD [10/2007] 60 disks - orig $89.99 - out of prodn/scarce
comprised of selections from these Mill Creek DVD box sets: Alien Worlds 20 Movie Pack, Apocalypse 20 Movie Pack, Bela Lugosi: Master of Horror 10 Movie Pack, Beyond The Grave 20 Movie Pack, Chilling 20 Movie Pack, Chilling Classics 50 Movie Pack, Fright Night 10 Movie Pack, Horror 100 Movie Pack, Horror Classics 50 Movie Pack, Monsters 20 Movie Pack, Night Screams 50 Movie Pack, Nightmare Worlds 50 Movie Pack, Sci-Fi Classics 100 Movie Pack, Strange Tales 20 Movie Pack, Tales of Terror 50 Movie Pack, Vampires & More! 20 Movie Pack, Warriors 50 Movie Pack – and others
Horror 100 Movie Pack DVD box set  
"Horror Collection 100 Movie Pack" DVD Box Set [2007]
Mill Creek Ent. DVD set [4/2007] 24 disks for $30.00
contains 100 feature films on 24 disks . . . 2014 pricing is 33 cents per film !;
a subset of the '250 Movie Pack' just above (don't buy both)

Legends of Horror 50 Movie Pack DVD box set  "Legends of Horror 50 Movie Pack" DVD Box Set [2008]
Mill Creek Ent. DVD set [8/2008] 12 disks for $11.99
The Hitchcock slash horror movies mix makes no sense, but for 25 cents per movie, the set is a bargain for fans of either genre.
contains 48 feature films and two TV episodes: not all are horror, some are of the noir or standard suspense genres: the 30 NON-Hitchcock films are: "A Scream In The Night" [1935] starring Lon Chaney Jr.; "The Ape Man" [1943] starring Bela Lugosi; "Bowery At Midnight" [1942] starring Bela Lugosi; "Dracula: The Satanic Rites" [1973] starring Christopher Lee & Peter Cushing; "Crimes At The Dark House" [1940]; "The Crimes of Stephen Hawke [1936]; "The Demon" [1981]; "The Devil Bat" [1940] starring Bela Lugosi; "The Devil's Messenger" [1961] starring Lon Chaney Jr.; "End of The World" [1977] starring Christopher Lee & Sue Lyon; "The Face At The Window" [1939]; "The Fury of The Wolfman" [Spain 1972] starring Paul Naschy; "The Ghost (Lo Spettro)" {Italy 1963] starring Barbara Steele; "Horror Express" [1972] starring Christopher Lee, Peter Cushing & Telly Savalas; "The Incredible Petrified World" [1957] starring John Carradine; "The Island Monster" [Italy 1954] starring Boris Karloff; "It's Never Too Late To Mend" [1937]; "Legacy of Blood" [1971] starring John Carradine; "The Long Hair of Death"
[Italy 1964] starring Barbara Steele; "Manfish" [1956] based on stories by Edgar Allan Poe, starring Lon Chaney Jr., Victor Jory & Barbara Nichols; "Maria Marten, or Murder In The Red Barn" [1936]; "The Nightmare Never Ends" [Troma 1980]; "The Phantom Creeps" feature based on serial [1939] starring Bela Lugosi; "Shadow of Chinatown" [1936] starring Bela Lugosi & Bruce Bennett; "The Shadow of Silk Lennox" [1935] starring Lon Chaney Jr.; "The She Beast" [1966] starring Barbara Steele; "Shock" [1946] starring Vincent Price; "Silent Night, Bloody Night" [1972] starring Patrick O'Neal, Mary Woronov & John Carradine; "The Ticket of Leave Man" [1937]; and "The Werewolf vs. The Vampire Woman" [Spain 1971] starring Paul Naschy; the 18 feature films directed by Alfred Hitchcock and the 2 TV episodes are: "Blackmail" [1929]; "Champagne" [1928 silent]; "The Cheney Vase" [1955] episode of "Alfred Hitchcock Presents" TV Series; "Easy Virtue" [1928 silent]; "The Farmer's Wife" [1928 silent]; "Jamaica Inn" [1939] starring Charles Laughton, Maureen O'Hara & Robert Newton; Sean O'Casey's "Juno and The Paycock" [1929]; "The Lady Vanishes" [1938]; "The Lodger" [1927 silent] starring Ivor Novello; "The Man Who Knew Too Much" [1934] starring Peter Lorre; "The Manxman" [1929 silent]; "Number Seventeen" [1932]; "Rich and Strange / East of Shanghai" [1931]; "The Ring" [1927 silent] written & directed by Hitchcock; "Sabotage" [1936] starring Sylvia Sidney & Oskar Homolka; "Secret Agent" [1936] starring John Gielgud, Peter Lorre & Madeleine Carroll; "The Skin Game" [1931]; "The Sorcerer's Apprentice" [1962] episode of "Alfred Hitchcock Presents" TV Series; "The Thirty-Nine Steps" [1935] starring Robert Donat & Madeleine Carroll; and "Young and Innocent / The Girl Was Young" [1937]

Undead Vampire Collection 20 Movie Pack DVD box set  "Undead: The Vampire Collection 20 Movie Pack" DVD Box Set [2010]
Mill Creek Ent. DVD set [3/2010] 4 disks for $4.58 {sic}
contains 20 feature films (18 about vampires, two about ghosts): "Atom Age Vampire" [1960] starring Alberto Lupo; "The Bat" [1926 silent] with Jack Pickford; "The Bat" [1959] starring Vincent Price; "Blood of Dracula's Castle" [1969 color] starring John Carradine, Alexander D'Arcy & Paula Raymond; "Bloody Vampire (El Vampiro Sangriento)" [Mexico 1962] starring Begoña Palacios {Peckinpah}; "Crypt of The Living Dead" (aka 'Hannah, Queen of The Vampires') [Spain 1973]; "The Devil Bat" [1940] starring Bela Lugosi; "Dracula: The Satanic Rites" [1973] starring Chris-topher Lee & Peter Cushing; "Horrible Sexy Vampire (El Vampiro de la Autopista)" [Spain 1970 color]; "Horror Express" [1972] starring Chris-topher Lee, Peter Cushing & Telly Savalas; "The Last Man On Earth" [1964] starring Vincent Price; "Nightmare Castle" [Italy 1965] starring Barbara Steele; "Nosferatu" [1922 silent] starring Max Schreck; "Prime Evil" [1988 color]; "Terror-Creatures From The Grave" [Italy 1965] starring Barbara Steele; "The Vampire Bat" [1933] starring Melvyn Douglas; "Vampire Happening" (aka 'Gebissen Wird Nur Nachts') [Germany 1971 color] starring Pia Degermark; "The Vampires' Night Orgy" [Spain 1973 color]; "The Werewolf vs. The Vampire Woman" [Spain 1971] starring Paul Naschy; and "The Witches' Mountain (El Monte de Las Brujas)" [1972 color] starring Patty Shepard

Pure Terror 50 Movie Pack DVD box set  "Pure Terror 50 Movie Pack" DVD Box Set [2010]
Mill Creek Ent. DVD set [8/2010] 12 disks for $9.21
contains 50 feature-length films: "The Amazing Transparent Man" [A.I.P. 1960] directed by Edgar G. Ulmer; "Anatomy of A Psycho" [1961]; "Blood Sabbath" [1972 color]; "Bloody Pit of Horror" aka 'Il Boia Scarlatto' [Italy 1965 color] starring Mickey Hargitay; "The Corpse (Crucible of Horror)" [1971 color]; "Curse of Bigfoot" [1976 rerelease of 1958 "Teenagers Battle The Thing"]; "Death In The Shadows" aka 'De Prooi' [Netherlands 1985]; "Death Warmed Over" [Netherlands 1985]; "The Devil's Nightmare (La Plus Longue Nuit du Diable)" [Belgium 1971 color]; "Devil's Possessed" [Spain 1974 color] starring Paul Naschy; "Doctor Jekyll vs. The Werewolf" [Spain 1972 color] starring Paul Naschy; "Don't Answer The Phone!" [1980]; "Double Exposure" [1983]; "Dungeon of Harrow" [1962 color]; "The Eerie Midnight Horror Show" aka 'Enter The Devil' [Italy 1974]; "The Embalmer" aka 'Il Mostro di Venezia' [Italy 1965]; "Evil Brain From Outer Space" [Japan TV 1965]; "Fangs of The Living Dead" [Italy 1969 color]
starring Anita Ekberg; "Frankenstein 80" [Italy 1972 color] starring Gordon Mitchell; "Grave of The Vampire" [1972 color]; "Green Eyes" [1934]; "Guru, The Mad Monk" [1970 color]; "Hands of Steel / Atomic Cyborg / Vendetta dal Futuro" [Italy 1986]; "Horror Rises From The Tomb" [Spain 1973 color] starring Paul Naschy; "The House By The Cemetery" [Italy 1981 color]; "The House That Screamed" [Spain 1969 color] starring Lilli Palmer; "It Happened At Nightmare Inn" [Spain 1973 color] starring Judy Geeson; "Keep My Grave Open" [Texas 1976 color]; "Manos: The Hands of Fate" [Texas 1966 color]; "The Manster" [Japan 1959]; "Monstroid" [1980 color] starring James Mitchum & John Carradine; "Mutant / Night Shadows" [1984 color]; "My Mom's A Werewolf" comedy [1989]; "The Night Evelyn Came Out of The Grave" [Italy 1971 color]; "Night Fright" [1967 color]; "Night of Bloody Horror" [1969 color] starring Gerald McRaney; "Night of The Blood Beast" [1958] exec-produced by Roger Corman; "One Minute Before Death / The Oval Portrait" [1972] based on a story by Edgar Allan Poe; "Point of Terror" [1973 color]; "The Sadist" [1963] cinematography by Vilmos Zsigmond; "Satan's Slave" [Malaysia 1982 color]; "Scared To Death" [1947 color] starring Bela Lugosi; "The Tell-Tale Heart" [1960] based on a story by Edgar Allan Poe; "Terror-Creatures From The Grave" [Italy 1965] starring Barbara Steele; "Terror In The Jungle" [1968 color]; "They Saved Hitler's Brain" TV movie [1968]; "The Thirsty Dead" [1974 color] starring John Considine; "The Undertaker and His Pals" comedy [1966]; "The Vampires' Night Orgy" [Spain 1973 color]; and "The Werewolf of Washington" [1973 color] starring Dean Stockwell

Masters of Terror Miramax 8-Pack DVD box set  "Masters of Terror Miramax 8-Pack" DVD Box Set [2011]
Echo Bridge Home Ent. color DVD set [9/2011] 2 disks for $7.08
contains 8 Miramax feature films on 2 disks: "Phantoms" [Jan 1998] based on a Dean R. Koontz novel, starring Peter O'Toole, Liev Schreiber & Ben Affleck; "Children of The Corn V: Fields of Terror" video release [June 1998]; "Halloween H20: 20 Years Later" [July 1998] starring Jamie Lee Curtis, Michelle Williams, Janet Leigh, Josh Hartnett & LL Cool J; "The Faculty" [Dec 1998] directed by Robert Rodriguez, starring Josh Hartnett, Salma Hayek, Famke Janssen, Piper Laurie, Bebe Neuwirth, Jon Stewart & Elijah Wood; "Hellraiser V: Inferno" video release [Oct 2000]; "Dracula 2000" [Dec 2000] starring Gerard Butler & Christopher Plummer; "Dracula II: Ascension" video release [June 2003]; and "Cursed" [2005] directed by Wes Craven, starring Jesse Eisenberg & Christina Ricci
Masters of Terror, Volume 1 DVD box set  "Masters of Terror 8-Pack, Volume 1" DVD Box Set [2011]
Echo Bridge Home Ent. color DVD set [4/2012] 2 disks for $4.72
contains 8 feature films on 2 disks: "Children of The Corn III: Urban Harvest" [1995] based on a short story by Stephen King; "The Nameless" [Spain Nov 1999]; "The Hole" [UK Oct 2001] starring Thora Birch, Keira Knightley & Embeth Davidtz; "Ritual" [2002] starring Jennifer Grey; "Wes Craven Presents: They" [Nov 2002]; "The Crow: Wicked Prayer" [June 2005] featuring Dennis Hopper; "Mortuary" [2005] directed by Tobe Hooper; and "The Six Degrees of Helter Skelter" [2009] documentary about the Manson Family and the Tate/LaBianca murders of 1969, hosted by Hollywood historian Scott Michaels
Masters of Terror, Volume 2 Blu-ray box set  "Masters of Terror 6-Pack, Volume 2" Blu-ray Box Set [2012]
Echo Bridge Home Ent. widescreen color Blu-ray set [4/2012] 2 disks for $8.74
VHS/DVD set not available
contains 6 feature films on 2 disks: "Halloween: The Curse of Michael Myers" [1995] featuring Donald Pleasence; "Phantoms" [1998] based on a Dean R. Koontz novel, starring Peter O'Toole, Liev Schreiber & Ben Affleck; "Hellraiser: Hellseeker" [2002 video release]; "Darkness" [Spain Oct 2002] starring Anna Paquin, Lena Olin & Giancarlo Giannini; "Venom" [2005]; and "Cursed" [2005] directed by Wes Craven, starring Jesse Eisenberg & Christina Ricci
Masters of Terror 13 films DVD box set  "Masters of Terror: 13 Films" DVD Box Set [2012]
Echo Bridge Home Ent. widescreen color DVD set [4/2012] 3 disks for $6.17
contains 13 feature films on 3 disks: "Hellraiser III: Hell On Earth" [1992]; "Halloween: The Curse of Michael Myers" [1995] featuring Donald Pleasence; "The Prophecy II" video release [Jan 1998] starring Christopher Walken, Jennifer Beals & Eric Roberts; "Children of The Corn 666: Isaac's Return" video release [Oct 1999]; "The Nameless" [Spain Nov 1999]; "The Hole" [UK Oct 2001] starring Thora Birch, Keira Knightley & Embeth Davidtz; "Ritual" [2002] starring Jennifer Grey; "Wes Craven Presents: They" [Nov 2002]; "The I Inside" [2004]; "The Crow: Wicked Prayer" [June 2005] featuring Dennis Hopper; "Dracula III: Legacy" [July 2005] starring Jason Scott Lee, Roy Schneider, Rutger Hauer; "Blindness" [2008]; and "The Six Degrees of Helter Skelter" [2009] documentary about the Manson Family and the Tate/LaBianca murders of 1969, hosted by Hollywood historian Scott Michaels
8-film Masters of Terror DVD box set  "Masters of Terror: 8 Horror Films" DVD Box Set [2012]
Platinum Disc DVD set [4/2012] 2 disks for $6.00
contains 8 feature films: the original "Puppet Master" [1989] starring Paul LeMat & William Hickey; "The Nurse" video release [1997]; "The Prophecy II" video release [Jan 1998] starring Christopher Walken, Jennifer Beals & Eric Roberts; "Halloween Resurrection" [July 2002]; "Dracula III: Legacy" [July 2005] starring Jason Scott Lee, Roy Schneider, Rutger Hauer; "Roman" video release [2006]; "Live Animals" video release [2008]; and "Paranormal Entity" video release [2009]

Universal Horror: Classic Movie Archive (The Black Cat / Man Made Monster / Horror Island / Night Monster / Captive Wild Woman)
http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B000WNHTCC

Chilling Classics 50 Movie Pack [2005]
http://www.amazon.com/Chilling-Classics-50-Movie-Pack/dp/B000AOEQ4W/

Best of the Worst Horror Movie Collection DVD box set  "The Best of The Worst: 12 Horror Movie Collection" DVD Box Set [2013]
Mill Creek Ent. DVD set [8/2013] 3 disks for $8.45
contains 12 feature films: "The Amazing Transparent Man" [M.C.P./A.I.P. July 1960] directed by Edgar G. Ulmer; "The Ape Man" [Monogram Pictures March 1943] starring Bela Lugosi; "The Atomic Brain" aka "Monstrosity" [indep Sept 1964]; "The Beast of Yucca Flats" [Cinema Associates May 1961] starring Tor Johnson; "Dementia 13" [Corman/A.I.P. Sept 1963] written & directed by Francis Ford Coppola; "Eegah" [Fairway Intl. Pictures 1962] starring Richard Kiel; "The Incredible Petrified World" [indep April 1960] starring John Carradine; "Manos: The Hands of Fate" [indep Nov 1966]; "Mesa of Lost Women"
[June 1953] starring Jackie Coogan; "The Terror" [Corman/A.I.P. June 1963] starring Boris Karloff & Jack Nicholson; "Track of The Moon Beast" [indep 1976]; and "Unknown World" [Lippert Pictures Oct 1951] starring [blacklistee] Victor Kilian

Universal Classic Monsters Complete 30-Film Collection DVD box set  "Universal Classic Monsters: Complete 30-Film Collection, 1931-1956" DVD Box Set [2014]
Universal Studios DVD set [9/2014] 21 disks for $91.99
Collection includes all 30 Universal Classic Monster Films from 1931 to 1956, with a 48-page collectible booklet and hours of bonus features including behind the scenes documentaries, the 1931 Spanish-language version of "Dracula"; featurettes on Bela Lugosi, Boris Karloff, Jack Pierce, and Lon Chaney Jr.; thirteen expert feature commentaries; archival footage; production photographs; theatrical trailers — and lots more! • The thirty feature films are: "Abbott & Costello Meet Frankenstein" [1948]; "Abbott & Costello Meet The Invisible Man" [1951]; "Abbott & Costello Meet The Mummy"
[1955]; "The Bride of Frankenstein" [1935] directed by James Whale, starring Boris Karloff & Elsa Lanchester; "Creature From The Black Lagoon"
[1954]; "The Creature Walks Among Us" [1956]; "Dracula" [1931] starring Bela Lugosi; "Dracula's Daughter" [1936]; "Frankenstein" [1931] directed by James Whale, starring Boris Karloff; "Frankenstein Meets The Wolf Man" [1943] starring Bela Lugosi & Lon Chaney Jr.; "The Ghost of Franken-stein" [1942] starring Bela Lugosi & Lon Chaney Jr.; "House of Dracula" [1945] starring Lon Chaney Jr., John Carradine, Glenn Strange; "House of Frankenstein" [1944] starring Boris Karloff, Lon Chaney Jr., John Carradine, Glenn Strange; "Invisible Agent" [1942]; "The Invisible Man" [1933] directed by James Whale, starring Claude Rains; "The Invisible Man Returns" [1940]; "The Invisible Man's Revenge" [1944]; "The Invisible Woman"
[1940]; "The Mummy" [1932] starring Boris Karloff; "The Mummy's Curse" [1944] starring Lon Chaney Jr.; "The Mummy's Ghost" [1942] starring Lon Chaney Jr., John Carradine; "The Mummy's Hand" [1940]; "The Mummy's Tomb" [1942] starring Lon Chaney Jr., George Zucco; "Phantom of The Opera" [1943]; "Revenge of The Creature" [1955]; "She-Wolf of London" [1946]; "Son of Dracula" [1943] starring Lon Chaney Jr.; "Son of Franken-stein" [1939] starring Basil Rathbone, Boris Karloff, Bela Lugosi; "Werewolf of London" [1935] starring Henry Hull, Warner Oland; and "The Wolf Man" [1941] starring Claude Rains, Lon Chaney Jr.

Mad Scientist Theater 50 Movie MegaPack DVD box set  "Mad Scientist Theater: 50 Movie MegaPack" DVD Box Set [2016]
Mill Creek Ent. DVD set [6/2016] 10 disks for $13.96
contains 50 mostly-b&w feature films: three silent feature films: "The Cabinet Of Dr. Caligari" [1920 silent]; "Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde" [1920 silent] starring John Barrymore; "Metropolis" [1927 silent] directed by Fritz Lang; and 47 mostly-b&w feature-length films: "The Amazing Transparent Man" [1960] directed by Edgar G. Ulmer; "The Ape" [1940] starring Boris Karloff; "The Ape Man" [1943] starring Bela Lugosi; "Atom Age Vampire" [Italy 1960]; "Bela Lugosi Meets A Brooklyn Gorilla" aka "The Boys From Brooklyn" [1952] starring Bela Lugosi; "The Brain That Wouldn't Die" [1962]; "The Corpse Vanishes" [1942] starring Bela Lugosi; "Counterblast" [1948]; "Crimson" [1973]; "Dead Men Walk" [1943] starring George Zucco {dual role}; "Death Warmed Up" [1984]; "The Devil Bat" [1940] starring Bela Lugosi; "Don't Look In The Basement" [1973]; "The Drums of Jeopardy" starring Warner Oland [1931]; "Embryo" [1976] starring Rock Hudson; "Frankenstein '80" [Italy 1972]; "Frozen Alive" [1964]; "The Head" [Germany 1959]; "Horror Express" [Germany 1972] starring Christopher Lee & Peter Cushing; "House of The Living Dead" [South Africa 1974]; "Invasion of The Bee Girls" [1973]; "Island of The Doomed" aka "The Bloodsuckers" [Spain 1967]; "Jesse James Meets Franken-stein's Daughter" [1966]; "The Killer Shrews" [1959]; "King of Kong Island" [Italy 1968]; "King of The Zombies" [1941]; "Lady Frankenstein" [Italy 1971]; "The
Lucifer Complex" color TV movie [1978] starring Robert Vaughn; "The Mad Monster" [1942] starring George Zucco; "Man In The Attic" [1953] starring Jack Palance; "Maniac" [1934]; "The Manster" [Japan 1959]; "Mesa of Lost Women" [1953]; "Metamorphosis" [1990 video]; "The Monster Maker" [1944] starring J. Carrol Naish; "Monstrosity" aka "The Atomic Brain"
[1963]; "Nightmare Castle" [Italy 1965] starring Barbara Steele; "Panic" [Spain color 1982]; "The Phantom Creeps" [1949] starring Bela Lugosi; "The Phantom From 10,000 Leagues"
[1955]; "The Revenge of Doctor X" [Japan 1970] written by Edward D. Wood Jr.; "Shadow of Chinatown" [1936] starring Bela Lugosi; "Son of Ingagi" [1940] with Afro-American cast; "Teenage Zombies" [1960]; "Torture Ship" [1939]; "The Wasp Woman" [1959] directed by Roger Corman; and "Zombie Bloodbath" aka "I Eat Your Skin" [1971]



Stageplays  &  Other  Media

dramatizations of six horror stories on audio CD  "Hammer Chillers: Series One" [2013]
includes audio dramatizations of six stories by a full cast, with Daphne Alexander, Camille Coduri, Tony Gardner, Miles Jupp, Jacqueline King, Zoe Lister, Alex Lowe, Con O'Neill & Lizzie Roper; the six stories are: "The Box" by Stephen Gallagher; "The Fixation" by Mark Morris; "Spanish Ladies" by Paul Magrs; "Sticks and Stones" by Robin Ince; "The Devil In Darkness" by Christopher Fowler; and "Don't Go There" by Stephen Volk
Bafflegab Prodns audio CD [7/2013] out of prodn/used
official website



Classic  Horror  &  Monster  Characters
DraculaFrankenstein's MonsterGodzillaKing KongThe MummyThe Wolfman


Chucky
"Child's Play" []


Dracula

Hollywood Gothic  "Hollywood Gothic: The Tangled Web of Dracula From Novel To Stage To Screen" [1990] by David J. Skal
Faber & Faber 8½x5¼ pb [10/2004] for $13.50
W.W. Norton pb [10/91] out of print/used
W.W. Norton 10¼x8¾ hardcover [1/90] out of print/used
Critical Insights / Dracula / Bram Stoker book edited by Jack Lynch  "Dracula by Bram Stoker: Critical Insights" [2009]
Edited by Jack Lynch

Salem Press library hardcover [9/2009] for $85.00

"Drácula" [Universal Pictures 1931]
poster for 'Drácula' 1931 English-language version  
another poster for 'Drácula' 1931 English-language version  
Agent-producer Paul Kohner is often credited with the first major feature film produced using Simultaneous Bilingual Film Production. He promoted and developed a simultaneous Spanish-language version of Universal Pictures's 1931 "Drácula" which starred Bela Lugosi in the English-language version. London real estate agent Renfield takes papers to Transylvania for vampire Count Dracula's signature; Renfield is drugged and becomes Dracula's servant. On the ship to England, Dracula turns Lucy Weston into a vampire, and they suck away the blood of the entire ship's crew. Once in London, Dracula seduces Mina Seward, whose father calls in medical expert Dr. Van Helsing, who devises a plan to save Mina.
Universal Studios both b&w films on Blu-ray [9/2013] for $21.28
Universal Studios both b&w films Blu-ray/Ultraviolet combo [DUE Sept 2014] for $17.98
Universal Studios both b&w films on DVD [DUE Sept 2014] for $14.98
English-language version [Universal Pictures Feb 1931]
Filmed in England & Hollywood; co-produced & co-directed by Tod Browning; based on a stageplay based on Bram Stoker's novel; cinematography & co-directed by Karl Freund; starring Bela Lugosi, Helen Chandler, David Manners, Dwight Frye, Edward Van Sloan, Herbert Bunston, Frances Dade, Joan Standing & Charles K. Gerrard
full credits at IMDbmovie entry at Wikipedia
Spanish-language version [Universal Pictures Spring 1931]
Filmed in Hollywood; produced by Paul Kohner; directed by George Melford & Enrique Tovar Ávalos; Spanish adaptation by Baltasar Fernández Cué; starring Carlos Villarías, Lupita Tovar, Barry Norton, Pablo Álvarez Rubio, Eduardo Arozamena, José Soriano Viosca, Carmen Guerrero, Amelia Senisterra & Manuel Arbó
full credits at IMDbmovie entry at Wikipedia

"Billy the Kid vs. Dracula" [Embassy Pictures April 1966]
Billy the Kid vs. Dracula color movie  Reviewers complain about the DVD transfer quality, but the only other option is the VHS product; 73-minute low-budget vampire Western in Pathé Color. Vampire Count Dracula, traveling on a stagecoach heading West, meets the brother of a beautiful ranch owner and decides to make her daughter his next mate/victim. But the girl is engaged to the cowboy & outlaw gunfighter Billy Bonney. Directed by William Beaudine; starring John Carradine, Chuck Courtney, Melinda Plowman, Virginia Christine & Marjorie Bennett
Cheezy Flicks Ent. color DVD [10/2005] for $7.95
Premier Electronic color VHS [4/96] out of prodn/used
full credits at IMDbmovie entry at Wikipedia

"Dracula: Dead and Loving It" [1995] by Mel Brooks

"Dracula Untold" [Oct 2014 release] /tt0829150/

"In Search of Dracula" [1975] with Tor Isedal, Christopher Lee, Calvin Floyd (Director)
http://www.amazon.com/Search-Dracula-Tor-Isedal/dp/B00009XN3R/


Frankenstein's Monster (and His Bride)

BLUE CHECK: listed #27 on U.K. Telegraph Best 100 Novels (8/2014)  GREEN CHECK: listed #43 on Goodread Readers Picks '100 Books To Read In A Lifetime'  "Frankenstein: or, The Modern Prometheus" [1818 first novel]
by Mary Wollstonecraft Godwin Shelley [1797-1851]
author entry at Wikipedianovel entry at Wikipedia

Frankensteinia weblog

Edison's "Frankenstein" [1910 silent one-reeler]
main title card for Edison's silent 1910 'Frankenstein'  cover of 'The Edison Kinetogram' film release catalog for May 1910  Longtime much-wanted 'lost film', until an original nitrate print was discovered in Wisconsin in the 1970s. The very first cinema version, which had the monster 'created' - in a vat, by burning a dummy and reversing the footage - instead of the later method of cobbling together body parts; the story also has a different ending {no spoilers here!}. Adapted & directed by J. Searle Dowley; starring Augustus Phillips, Mary Fuller, Charles Ogle
full credits at IMDbmovie entry at Wikipedia
watch the silent short film [12:41] free online at Internet Archive

"Bride of Frankenstein" [1935] by James Whale
listed on Time Magazine's All-TIME 100 Movies (5/2005)

"Frankenstein 80" [Italy 1972 color] /tt0071518/ starring Gordon Mitchell

"Frankenstein" [1973 hit album] by Edgar Winter Group

"Young Frankenstein" [1974] directed by Mel Brooks
starring Gene Wilder, Peter Boyle & Marty Feldman

"Frankenstein Unbound" [1990] directed by Roger Corman

"Untitled James Hong Frankenstein Movie" [2014] /tt3179302/

"I, Frankenstein" [January 2014 release] /tt1418377/

"Frankenstein" [2015] /tt1976009/

"Bride of Frankenstein" [2015] /tt1457762/


Godzilla / Gojira (and His Pals)

Magic Lantern Video & Book Store's 'Godzilla' Movies Page

"Godzilla" [May 2014 release]

"Monsters In The Movies: Godzilla-Mania" [2001]
http://www.amazon.com/Monsters-Movies-Godzilla-Mania-VHS-Godzilla/dp/B00000F0FJ/


King Kong


The Mummy

"The Mummy: Hollywood's Golden Age" [] Christopher Lee
http://www.amazon.com/Mummy-Hollywoods-Golden-Age/dp/6305453616/


The Wolfman



Horror  &  Monster  Genres
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Atomic Insects


Very Large Reptiles

Magic Lantern Video & Book Store's 'Godzilla/Gojira' Movies Page

"Jurassic Park"


Vampire Movies

"Bloodsucking Cinema: The Origin and Evolution of The Vampire Movie" [2007]
John Carpenter (Actor), Stan Winston (Actor), Barry Gray (Director)
http://www.amazon.com/Bloodsucking-Cinema-John-Carpenter/dp/B0018ZOAJS/


Werewolf Movies

"The Werewolf of Washington" [1973] /tt0070908/ starring Dean Stockwell


Zombie Movies

Zombie Movies Ultimate Guide book by Glenn Kay  "Zombie Movies: The Ultimate Guide" [2008]
by Glenn Kay, Foreword by Alejandro Brugues

Kindle Edition from Chicago Review Press 2nd edition [10/2012] for $9.99
Chicago Review Press 2nd edition 9¼x7½ pb [10/2012] for $16.47

"Zombies! Zombies! Zombies!" video release [2008] /tt0906788/



Stalwart  Horror  Movie  Personnel

John Carradine [1906-88]

Lon Chaney, Sr. [1883-1930] and Lon Chaney, Jr. [1906-73]

Peter Cushing [1913-94]

®           ®

Elvira, Mistress of The Dark hosted horror movies on late-night Los Angeles TV from 1981 to 1986
Elvira, Mistress of The Dark (portrayed by Cassandra Peterson)
The "Elvira's Movie Macabre" weekly TV show ran for 140 episodes from 1981 to 1986, then for 20 episodes in 2010-2011, and for 13 episodes in 2014;
there were also two feature films: "Elvira, Mistress of The Dark" [1988] and "Elvira's Haunted Hills" [July 2002].

®           ®

Tor Johnson [1903-71]

Boris Karloff [1887-1969]

Christopher Lee [1922-2015]

Peter Lorre [1904-64]

Bela Lugosi [1882-1956]

Vincent Price [1911-93]

Barbara Steele [b. 1937]

Mary Woronov [b. 1943]

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